Helen V Smith

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Location Queensland, Australia
Introduction I have been researching my family since 1986 when my Mother lamented the fact she had never known her Grandfather, George Howard Busby. I found a newspaper photo of him, was hooked and has been addicted ever since with research in Australia, England and Ireland. I am researching the surname Quested registered with the Guild of One-Name Studies. I have published numerous articles latest in 'Inside History' and recently had a book published “Death Certificates and Archaic Medical Terms” I have presented to a wide variety of audiences including Genealogical Society of Queensland Day Conferences, Library Technician Conference Coffs Harbour and cairns Unlock the Past Expos and many family history society meetings. I am Molecular Epidemiologist with 25 years experience in Public Health Microbiology and have a strong interest in social history, medicine, infectious diseases and Public Health through the ages. Member: Genealogical Society of Queensland, Queensland Family History Society, Oxfordshire Family History Society, Kent Family History Society, Society of Genealogists,Guild of One Name Studies and am the Queensland Regional Representative for the Guild